Half-year association of Lithuania with ESA. Sectoral companies visiting Poland [Space24 TV]

On Thursday, November 25, 2021 in Warsaw, the first multilateral meeting of the space sector companies from Poland and Lithuania was held, organized by the local Association of Space Industry Employers in cooperation with the Visoriai technology park from Vilnius (Visorių Informacinių Technologijų Parkas), as well as with the involvement of the Ministry of Development … Read more

Diplomatic crisis between China and Lithuania following establishment of Taiwan representative office in Vilnius

Entrance to the Taiwanese representative office in Vilnius, November 18, 2021. PETRAS MALUKAS / AFP The crisis was brewing between the two countries, it is now open. China officially downgraded diplomatic relations with Lithuania to the rank of “Charge d’affaires”, said Sunday, November 21, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Beijing protests against the establishment of … Read more

Horst Seehofer calls on EU states for help

Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer calls for EU support in dealing with the flow of refugees. Germany and Poland could not solve the problem alone. Meanwhile, the situation is coming to a head. The dispute between Belarus and its neighboring countries over border crossings by migrants is noticeably intensifying. Poland accused the Belarusian leadership on … Read more

Federal government: This is how states use migrants as a hybrid weapon

FFederal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) found extraordinary words early on for what has been going on in Belarus for a few weeks: migrants are being used as “weapons”, he said. And in a report from his house for the cabinet it says: “Refugees and migrants must not be abused for political purposes and individual … Read more

Angela Merkel says goodbye to EU summit with standing applause – “Like Paris without the Eiffel Tower”

Bund-Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) was adopted with standing applause at what will probably be her last EU summit. After a speech of thanks by Council President Charles Michel, the other heads of state and government rose on Friday and applauded the longest serving head of government, as an EU diplomat announced. On her departure from … Read more

Lithuania stands up to China and moves away from the “Silk Roads”

From “17 + 1”, they went to “16 + 1”: in May, Vilnius slammed the door of the group launched by Beijing in 2012, and until then composed of 17 countries of Central Europe and the Balkans, including 11 members of the European Union (EU). Two months earlier, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis estimated that … Read more

Denmark offers sharp barbed wire to Lithuania for anti-migration fence

Barbed wire fence on the border between Belarus and Latvia, September 28, 2021 near Robeznieki (Latvia). INTS KALNINS / REUTERS Fifteen kilometers of barbed wire. This is Denmark’s generous gift to Lithuania: an admittedly modest contribution to the scale of the 500 kilometers of fence that the Baltic State is installing on its border with … Read more

In Lithuania, defense ministry recommends throwing away Chinese phones

Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G, Huawei P40 5G and OnePlus 8T 5G phones, in a Lithuanian Ministry of Defense lab, in an undated photo. LITHUANIA DEFENSE MINISTRY / VIA REUTERS The case should not help relations between China and Lithuania. The Baltic country has suffered the wrath of Beijing since it decided in mid-August to host … Read more

10 leading Baltics life science start-ups to watch for in 2021 announced: Enterprise Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Sept. 2, 2021 / CNW / – The Baltic countries Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia have pioneered digitalization across a range of sectors, resulting in global success for companies that were created or grew in the region, including fintech unicorns Revolut and TransferWise. Lithuania is one of the fastest growing life science hubs in … Read more

In Lithuania, in the camps of migrants sent by Lukashenko

By Isabelle Mandraud Posted today at 02:44, updated at 06:18 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageSince July, 4,124 foreigners in an irregular situation, including 2,799 Iraqis, have arrived in this small Baltic country. Vilnius, who accuses the Belarusian regime of instrumentalizing them, wants to force them to return to their countries. A small group of men … Read more